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Team Manager – Childrens Social

  • Location: Stoke-on-Trent, England
  • Salary: £41.42 - £41.42 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is looking for a Team Manager – Childrens Social at Stoke on Trent City Council paying £41.42 per hour

The role:

Within Children and Family Services we are currently piloting Court Teams who work with our children and their families at the point children enter care this is a rare opportunity to work within this pilot holding and managing care proceedings through to final hearing and permanency planning. 

Key Duties / Responsibilities

–    To assist the Service Managers in the overall management of the staff and resources of the team with particular emphasis on practice to ensure the delivery of a high-quality service.

–    To ensure that a systemic approach is utilised both in terms of practitioners working together on case work and direct work with children and families.

–    To be responsible for managing risk, supervising, directing and quality assuring all cases open to the team and through weekly team meetings. 

–    To be responsible for the prioritisation and allocation of work within the team, ensuring focused and purposeful social work interventions with explicit aims and objectives about desired outcomes.

–    Expectation to undertake work after normal working hours to support staff to manage risk and ensure their safety at the end of each working day. 

–    Ensure the direction and motivation of the team by the provision of support and supervision of practitioners as stipulated in the supervision policy. including informal case management supervision of all practitioners on a day to day basis and formal supervision of social work assistants and team co-ordinators in line with the supervision policy.

–    Provide one to one developmental supervision to relevant staff members which may include social workers, social work assistants, contact officers and team co-ordinators.

–    To ensure that documentation, record keeping, accounting and communication is maintained within the team

–    To assist the principle manager in ensuring the regular and effective analysis, monitoring, measurement and maintenance of the performance of the team against agreed targets and performance indicators.  to analyse monitor and support each team members contribution towards targets.

–    To authorise and QA assessments and plans relevant to the service area.

–    To share accountability or be accountable to the principle manager for all elements of individual cases within the team, in accordance with

Working with Seven Social Care:

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